Two townships adjacent to the city of Westerville stuck with their incumbent trustees in the Nov. 7 election.
Blendon Township voters returned their two incumbents, Jan Heichel and Stew Flaherty, to the township’s board of trustees. The pair faced challenger DeLena Ciamacco.
With all precincts reporting, Heichel was the top vote getter with 1,202 votes, followed by Flaherty with 1,125 and Ciamacco with 703, or 40, 37 and 23 percent, according to final, unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections.
Genoa Township voters returned Karl Gebhardt and Connie Goodman to the township’s board of trustees in a four-candidate race. Gebhardt was the top vote-getter with 2,891 votes, followed by Goodman with 2,679, or 30 and 27 percent, with all precincts reporting Nov. 7, according to final, unofficial results from the Delaware County Board of Elections.
Challenger Renee Vaughan received 2,486 votes, or 25 percent, while newcomer Mark Harmon received 1,351, or 14 percent.